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  • Pink Larkin Congratulates Newest Associate George Franklin on Bar AdmissionOctober 19, 2018

    Pink Larkin congratulates Associate George Franklin on his admission to the Nova Scotia Barristers Society. Before joining Pink Larkin, George clerked at the Ontario Court of Appeal and worked as a summer student for a major Canadian not-for-profit environmental law organization.  George brings a gr … Read more »

  • Sexual Harassment Law Part 6: Sexual Assault and Harassment Myths and FactsOctober 17, 2018

    By Gail Gatchalian, Q.C., and Katrin MacPhee   Workplace investigators must be conscious of their own implicit biases when conducting sexual harassment or assault investigations. Investigators should be cautious that their judgement is not impaired by the following myths surrounding sexual assault a … Read more »

  • What Unions Need to Know About CannabisOctober 16, 2018

    Partial Legalization – What is legal? possession up to 30 grams of legal cannabis, dried or equivalent in non-dried form in public share up to 30 grams of legal cannabis with other adults buy dried or fresh cannabis and cannabis oil from a provincially-licensed retailer grow, from licensed seed or s … Read more »

  • Ontario Midwives Win Important Human Rights Case on Pay EquitySeptember 27, 2018

    On September 24, 2018, at the outset of Canada’s Gender Equality Week, the Association of Ontario Midwives obtained a historic win from the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario. This decision is an important victory not just for midwives in Ontario, but for other sex-segregated workers and equity-seekin … Read more »

  • #WorkLawWednesday: Can an Employer ask me if I have a Criminal Record?September 5, 2018

    By Dan Wilband Last month, The Coast published a piece exploring the widespread use of criminal record checks in hiring practices, both in Nova Scotia and elsewhere. It documents the challenges faced by individuals with criminal convictions in their past, as they seek to move on with their lives and … Read more »